Updates on Netflix original content releasing this week and the announcements from last week.
Netflix Originals Releasing This Week
Lynne Koplitz: Hormonal Beast (August 22)
Netflix Comedy Special
New Yorker Lynne Koplitz offers a woman's take on being crazy, the
benefits of childlessness, and the three things all men really want.
Death Note (August 25)
Netflix Original Movie
on a Manga series, a high schooler possesses a notebook that grants him
the power to kill anyone by writing their name in the notebook. He uses
the notebook to kill criminals, while a detective pursues him.
Stars Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley (The Leftovers), Lakeith Stanfield
(Get Out), Shea Whigham (American Hustle) and Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man).
Disjointed Season 1 (August 25)
Netflix Original Series
This workplace comedy from Chuck Lorre (The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men)
stars Kathy Bates as Ruth, a lifelong advocate for marijuana
legalization who is finally living her dream as the owner of an Los
Angeles cannabis dispensary.
Joining her at Ruth's Alternative
Caring are three "budtenders" that include her entrepreneurial
twenty-something son and a very troubled security guard.
Dragons: Race to the Edge Season 5 (August 25)
Netflix Kids Series continuation
How to Train Your Dragon is adapted to series.Hiccup and Toothless balance life with dragons and vikings.
The Mist Season 1 (August 25) - Available first run outside the U.S., second run in the U.S.
Netflix Distributed Series - 10 episodes
by the Stephen King story, after an eerie mist rolls into a small town,
the residents must battle the mysterious mist and its threats, fighting
to maintain their morality and sanity.